What does it mean to be Catholic?

At the root of our faith are principles that guide how we engage the world and where we look for answers

The Mandalorian: A story of religious life

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4-2._Mandalorian.m4a The Mandalorian is catching the world by storm. It’s got action and adventure, plot twists and betrayal. It’s even got a baby version of Yoda! For Star Wars nerds, there is plenty of nostalgia to go around,… Read More

Why Christmas movies are awful (but we watch them anyway)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-13._Christmas_Movies.m4a Trigger warning: this episode contains opinions about Christmas movies that may upset your nostalgia and sentimentality! Objectively speaking, Christmas movies are the worst. Yeah, I said it. Released at any other time of the year, It’s a Wonderful Life… Read More

Is Catholicism a Cult?

For many an internet troll on Catholic YouTube channels, “Catholicism is a cult” is a go-to comment. When in doubt, just lump the world’s largest religion in with fanatical fringe groups to win an argument. Yeah… the internet… Read More

My Unexpected Journey With God

Everyone’s journey with God is unique and leads to different places, but I can almost guarantee that it’s not going to lead us to where we thought we were going to end up.

Created in the Image and Likeness of God

Have you ever heard someone say that you were “created in the image and likeness of God?” If you have, might might have also wondered, “What the heck does that even mean??” If so, you’re not alone. In… Read More

Called to Mission, Together

If you want to be efficient, do it yourself.
If you want to be effective, do it together.

Is There Evidence of God?

Some say there’s no evidence of God. I say they’re right… sort of.

Don’t Blame God

One of the perennial questions for people of faith is that of evil and suffering. If God is all good and all powerful, why is there evil and suffering in the world? For many, it is the most… Read More

God’s Will Be Done

Have you ever heard someone say, “Either get involved with what God’s doing or get out of his way”? After our trip with the Student Leaders to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, I learned that this is sound advice. After… Read More

Our Lady of Superstition

I present to you a situation shared with one of my classes this week: A professor of mine was in a small town in France some years ago and visited a church with a beautiful image of Mary… Read More

Bad Worship or No Worship?

Bad worship is an all-to-common phenomenon in our churches. As I’ve traveled around quite a bit in the past 7-10 years, I’ve experienced choirs reminiscent to the movie Sister Act to no choir at all; preachers that have… Read More